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Why EDP?

Our Executive Development Programs (EDP) are the ideal platform for functional executives with future potential to move from the basics towards mastery and success in a broader role. These intense 2-day workshops act as catalysts for fresh thinking, re-training and knowledge enhancement. Participants expand their business acumen in key areas as they benefit from the expertise of the faculty and fellow participants.

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In-depth Coverage

The workshops are designed to deliver an intensive, systematic and practical understanding on a chosen topic. These workshops act as an intense crash-course into topics of current interest and you walk away with real tools, techniques and best practices you can apply on the job.

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Expert Faculty

Our faculty is drawn from a diversified pool of experienced industry professionals and academicians. Their diverse backgrounds and vast experiences provide valuable inputs into the dynamic and challenging world of business.

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Experiential Learning

The workshops blend a rigorous academic curriculum with practical application using real world business issues and case studies. Classroom learning is brought to life by hands-on exercises that demonstrate how you can apply the concepts in a holistic and integrated way.

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Group Dynamic

Interact with your peers from different companies to broaden your horizon and expand your network. The workshops help in building professional acumen through extensive interactions among your peers.

Upcoming Workshop: 2-day power-packed workshop to learn about business analysis frameworks and best practices 7th and 8th January, 2017, Mumbai

WHAT IS BUSINESS ANALYSIS?

Business analysis provides a solid foundation for almost every type of change in an organization. Business analysts investigate the work of the business to locate both the problems to be corrected and recommend solutions to improve business processes. Business analysis is not a single competency, but rather a combination of modelling, systemic thinking, innovating, communicating, process analysis, persuasion and several other analytical skills.

Business Analysts are increasingly required to extend themselves beyond their traditional role of developing and maintaining IT systems. They need the capability to understand the business strategy, use proven techniques to analyze the business area, and identify changes to business processes needed to meet internal and external challenges.

CHANGING ROLE OF BUSINESS ANALYSTS
HOW OUR WORKSHOP CAN HELP YOU?

Our 2-day workshop offers comprehensive coverage of key Business Analysis topics such as Enterprise Management, Requirements Elicitation, Solution Design, Strategy Analysis and Stakeholder Management. You will gain exposure to various IIBA (International Institute of Business Analysis, Canada) recommended tools and techniques for effective and practical learning outcomes, along with faculty-driven industry best practices.

Come Join Us as We Embark on This Learning Journey Together!

Our two-day program in Business Analysis gives you the skills and tools to discover your client’s real business, and to determine and demonstrate the best ways of improving it. The program is endorsed by IIBA ensuring that the course material, teaching methodology and faculty have met the highest standards globally.

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

During this workshop, you will learn to:

  • Appreciate the multi-skilled role and responsibilities of the modern professional Business Analyst
  • Use the right elicitation techniques, models, steps and questions appropriate for the various stakeholder groups
  • Analyze client business requirements and produce requirement specifications
  • Identify clients’ business needs easily, without needing to be a subject matter expert
  • Work directly and interactively with business clients in defining project requirements
  • Conduct fast and efficient analysis – maximizing the time and resources of the company
  • Apply industry best practices to discover, describe and document requirements for various projects

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WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Learn from the very best : The program is offered by an IIBA endorsed Training Provider and Faculty is IIBA CBAP certified
  • Learn the very latest : Cutting edge and latest BA techniques that are aligned to the new BABOK 3.0
  • Experiential learning : Case study based approach and best in class courseware, gain exposure to 20+ BA tools with hands-on exercises
  • Complimentary benefits : Receive 10 Business Analysis templates worth Rs.5000 as well as complimentary e-learning modules on Business Analysis skills

Methodology

We believe in ‘Learning by Doing’ and place utmost importance to practical, real-world knowledge and hands-on learning.

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12 Case Study based Exercises
Participants work in groups to complete 12 case study based exercises to provide real-world context.
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6 Group Discussions
Discussions based on real life practical examples and case studies, followed by Q&A to clarify doubts
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Peer Learning
Participants learn from the faculty and their peers through sharing of experiences and insights
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2 Assessments
Participants will be given an assessment at the end of each day with mock CCBA exam questions
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Post Training Exercises
Participants will be given exercises and be asked to submit a BRD, with detailed evaluation by the faculty

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Day 1 – 8 Hours
Module 1: Business Analysis Overview
Module 2: Types of Requirements
Module 3: Strategy Analysis
Module 4: Business Analysis Process
Module 5: BA Planning
Module 6: Wrap Up
Day 2 –8 Hours
Module 7: Requirements Elicitation
Module 8: Requirements Analysis
Module 9: Wrap Up
  • Summary & Wrap-up for Day 2
  • Questions from Participants

Activity:

  • 50 Question Assessment
  • Individual Skill Assessment by Trainer
Post Training Interventions
Post Training Interventions
Process Modeling
Use Case Modeling
Data Dictionary

Facilitator

ABHISHEK BHALERAO

Abhishek is an IIBA Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) with 12+ years of experience in Business Analysis, Consulting and System Analysis.

He has successfully executed IT projects in Logistics (Last mile delivery), Finance (Wealth Management), Telecom (Voice, Video, Data Service Provisioning and Activation), Process Automation and Life Sciences domains.

A Business Analyst at Cap Gemini, SpiderLogic, Drishti Systems, Sigma Software Solutions, and Principal Consultant leading the Business Analysis vertical for Management Consulting and Advanced Learning (MCAL), Abhishek has worked with global clients in Brazil, Canada, Denmark, India, Israel and US in Onsite / Offshore model. He has set up BA Centers of Excellence, and planned and executed numerous knowledge management & process improvement initiatives.
Abhishek is also a highly sought after trainer, specializing in business analysis, IIBA CCBA® / CBAP® and Agile Business Analysis trainings for corporates and as open workshops, having trained 1500+ professionals across 60+ workshops globally.

Abhishek is passionate about spreading the gospel of Business Analysis – he has mentored 100s of professionals till date to help them realize their true potential. He is also a Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO®) having performed a multitude of roles as a Agile Business Analyst, Scrum Master, Product Owner and Proxy Product Owner roles. He is a BE (I.T.), Information Technology from Pune University.



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WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

Business analysis is almost everyone’s job – every employee has some responsibility for effective business improvement. This workshop is best suited for executives and managers working in Finance, Operations & IT Professionals with 2+ years of working experience.
The most likely job titles you would find at this open workshop are: Business Analyst, Systems Analyst, Project Leader, Requirements Engineer, Product or Program Manager, Product Owner.




PRE-REQUISITES

There are no prerequisites for attending this program. This course is designed for anyone wishing to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to be a Business Analyst and/or acquire the IIBA CCBA certification.

DATE: 7th and 8th January 2017, Mumbai; 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
VENUE: Imarticus Learning, 5th Floor B Wing, Kaledonia, HDIL Building, Sahara Road, 5 Minute walk from Andheri Station, Andheri East, Mumbai 400058
FEES:
Rs. 18,000/- +applicable taxes, inclusive of tuition and course material as per the new BABOK 3.0, access to elearning and pre class study material. All participants will also get 10 Business Analysis templates worth Rs.5000. Lunch & refreshments will be served at the venue.


FAQs

What is an EDP?
Executive development programs are customized and highly targeted short-term programs geared towards executives and managers who show great future potential. There always exists a gap between the level at which an executive performs and their potential. Executive development programs aim to harness this untapped potential and create future-ready leaders of tomorrow.
Why are EDPs necessary?
Most new managers feel as though they have been thrown into the middle of the ocean without a life-jacket. Mastering managerial skills will provide managers with the confidence and skills required to manage themselves as well as the team. The training programs serve to sharpen the essential lessons which can be applied to real life situations.
What is the difference between a MDP and an EDP?
While the format of the workshop is essentially the same, the key difference lies in the target audience for these workshops. Management Development Programs are aimed at current leaders (VP-CXO level professionals) who are already familiar with a topic but want to gain new perspectives as a way of strategic development. Executive Development Programs are aimed at executives and managers—the future leaders—who need knowledge transfer on a subject of current interest in order to make better decisions in their current profiles.
What is the duration of the program?
Our workshops offer intensive training and knowledge transfer in a short span of 2 days.
What is the format of the program?
The workshops are conducted as Instructor-led classroom trainings. These workshops are designed and delivered by experienced faculty from the corporate or academic world with proven expertise of executive education. The venue for the workshops will be a three-star hotel where lunch and refreshments will also be served.
How many participants will be there in each workshop?
Each workshop will have no more than 30 participants to ensure effective learning and personalized attention to the needs of all participants.
I like the program, but the price is too high. What can I do?
We offer 10% discount for early bird enrolments for all our programs. However, if you are really keen on attending the workshop but the price is a constraint, your best bet is to ask your Manager or Training Head to nominate you for the workshop, and thereby the cost can be borne by your company.

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Testimonials

  • Apurva
    Kishor Kumar Dash AVP (Change Management) at Nomura
    I met Abhishek in one of the BA Workshop conducted by him. I found him to be a very good trainer and I really appreciate his patience to deal with the queries raised by the participants. He was very calm, composed and well balanced throughout the 3 day session he conducted. He comes with very strong BA experience and was quite well versed with several BA tools, techniques and skill sets. I wish him all the very best on his career ahead.
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    Sandeep Kulkarni, PMP, CSM, ITIL APAC PMG – Risk & Finance IT at Credit Suisse AG
    I had opportunity to attend workshop conducted by Abhishek on Business Analysis certification. Having worked in Business Analysis space for past many years extensively, Abhishek could simplify complex concepts for the audience by relating to real life examples in professional world. He could connect very well with audience due to personable nature. Highly recommended trainer for certifications in Business Analysis.

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